Sunshine!

I fill my world with color.   I am left-brained, creative, intuitive and expressive.   I see contrast and can capture rare moments that might pass others by.     My soul is refreshed and renewed in the sunshine and apart of this is my favorite flower ~ the sunflower! I jump at the opportunities to capture pictures…

Playful Mind

Initially the mind is present to the surroundings when setting out on a hike with the initial 4-5 miles of being totally focused and embracing the freedom and the fresh air. Then somewhere along the trail the mind starts to wandered and focus on other things.  You start noticing the creations that nature has formed over…

August morning

The white trail called us forth this morning.   The weather was cooler and no humidity.    This trail embraces and hugs the lake I dubbed as my “happy place”.  Maggie was grateful to be out exploring the scent. The boats all sat waiting for their owners to dance with them on the water.  The fisherman…

Rocks and Bolders

The terrain in Shenandoah National Park is wonderous.   The Applician Trail whines through the park.  Little did I know what I had said yes to when a dear friend asked if I wanted to come.    My mindset was completely different than last summers adventure and I am never one to miss a photo opp!…

The Little Things

Many of us take walks in nature and to accomplish something – whether its to get our daily steps in, or to channel the dogs energy or just to clear our heads, I understand as I have done all of the above.  When was the last time you truly embraced nature and noticed the little…

Lake Time

On a glorious afternoon in August a group of friends gathered for a reunion.   The magic of the water was aparent.   Opening up the doors to the home and stepping out on the deck you were drawn to the water. The abundance of dragonflies danced around us.   This little slice of heaven provided the perfect…